Request for Information – Potential SCSEP Host Agency

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) aids unemployed low income individuals, 55 years and older, in re-entering the workforce by providing subsidized community service training assignments with non-profit and government agencies to gain experience. Thank You for partnering with SER SCSEP to enhance employment opportunities for the participants that will be assigned with your agency/organization. Your agency will assist participants with meaningful training opportunities to update and/or develop job skills needed to obtain unsubsidized employment.

Please provide the following information for the individual who will be the primary contact for your agency.

General Program Information (Community Service Assignment)
Roles of the SCSEP Participant: We pay the participant the minimum wage to acquire new skills, and/or update existing skills, gain greater self-confidence, learn new workplace systems and procedures, and provide valuable community service.

Roles of the Host Agency: The host agency provides the workplace and supervisor to train the participant in the pre-approved skill sets, assist in the participant’s personal development, encourage job searches, provide job leads, and take part in the evaluation of the participant’s progress, upgrading of tasks, assigning new tasks, etc
List of organizations that have utilized SER SCSEP participants include, but is not limited to:
  • American Red Cross
  • Boy’s and Girl’s Club
  • Salvation Army
  • American Heart Association
  • Easter Seals
  • Social Security Admin.
  • American Cancer Society
  • Goodwill Industries
  • State Depts. Of Human Services
Training Opportunities at the Agency/Organization

The Senior Community Service Employment Program is funded through the U. S. Dept. of Labor of the Employment and Training Administration as part of an award totaling $25,845,495  with 10% funded from non-Federal sources. The contents of this website do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor.  If you are interested in this federally funded program and would like additional information, please contact us.